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CBS
Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
mohammed. the film was produced in the united states. we're going to go first to nancy cordes with the return of the reporan dead. >> reporter: the remains of the u. u.s. ambassador to libya and nd into hers were carried off a military plane and into a hangar where the president and other dignitaries, state department liaffers, and the victims' families waited. rye families had met privately with the president and secretary of state before the ceremony. >> this has been a difficult week for the state department and for our country. >> reporter: an emotional secretary clinton paid tribute to each man in turn. >> sean smith joined the state department after six years in the air force. ne-- speoods-- known to most as rone-- spent two decades as a navy seal, serving multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. glen doherty-- who went by ic.b"-- was also a former seal and an experienced paramedic. d- reporter: she saved for last yan ambassador she had hand- selected to help the libyan >> i w build a new government. hris steveonored to know was knoor chris stevens. he was known not only for h
CBS
Sep 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
ridicules islam. the film was produced in the united states. it was just a year ago that the u.s. helped overthrow libya's dictator moammar qaddafi and christopher stevens was one of the americans on the ground then helping the rebels to victory. we have a team of correspondents on this story and we will go first to david martin who's been talking to his sources at the pentagon. david? >> reporter: good evening, scott. u.s. officials say this was not an out-of-control demonstration but a well-executed attack by a well-armed band of thugs. the u.s. believes that the... this was executed by a group that is either associated with or sympathizes with al qaeda and that they took advantage of that demonstration ainst that anti-muslim film to launch their assault on the anniversary of 9/11. american ambassador chris stevens and information sean smith were in the main building when the attack, which turned into a four-hour gun battle, began. smith was killed. smoke and flames drove others from the building. stevens went missing and his body wasn't found until the battle was over. after h
CBS
Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. legh stakes here tonight for the president of the united states as he tries for a breakout moment in this dead-heat race mir the white house. barack obama will accept the nomination of his party, but under very different circumstances than his first nomination. in 2008, he was leading a movement for hope and change. omy wit, he hopes that the voters impatient with the ag economy will not seek change again so soon. in his speech tonight, mr. obama will say that the american people face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. our campaign 2012 correspondents are covering the convention, and, first, we're going to go to nancy cordes, who has found out more of what the president will say. nancy. >> reporter: scott, obama esdaaign officials tell us that tuesday night michelle obama was about the president's character, and last night with president clinton was about his record and tonight will be about the future. maey say president obama will ey s it very clear where he conts to take this country in a excer term. frd we just received excerpts from the speech a few minutes ago. he
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
eastern country of yemen, the sign they've ripped down says, "embassy of the united states." anti-american violence spread in the region today, fueled by anger or a once-obscure internet movie that ridicules islam, a film produced in the united states but one that has been condemned by the u.s. government. a mob attacked but did not break in to the u.s. embassy in yemen. in telephone calls today, president obama be thanked the president of yemen for condemning this embassy attack, but he told the president of egypt that the embassy there needs to be better protected. all of this, of course, comes a day after the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans were killed in a fiery assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. our team of correspondents is covering every angle of this story, and we begin in benghazi where charlie d'agata made it inside the american consulate where the americans died. >> reporter: the attackers made sure there was nothing left. every single room in every single building on this compound looks like this-- torched and ransacked. no place was s
CBS
Aug 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
will never hesitate to use force to defend the united states of america or our interests. at the same time, i will only ilnd you into harm's way when it is absolutely necessary. and when we do, we will give you the equipment and the clear mission and the smart strategy and the support back home that you need to get the job done. (cheers and applause) we owe you that. >> reporter: the president will spend this labor day weekend stumping in several battleground states but the white house battleced today, scott, he will cottutting short a visit to ohio on monday so that he, too, can tour the destruction in the gulf. >> pelley: nancy, thank you very much. in syria's civil war the fight for the country's largest city has been going on for weeks and we got some astounding pictures in the newsroom today. the video shows entire neighborhoods of aleppo reduced to rubble. syrian warplanes have been bombing them. this was a city of three million people. ee assad dictatorship has been trying to crush a rebellion that broke out nearly a year and a half ago. 2. united nations estimates that, nation
CBS
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
king, back when it all started, the top-selling passenger car in the united states was a ford taurus. tonight it has been two decades of frustration, expletives, could pounding and chest thumping because the bicycle ride people love to hate and they're gearing up for their 20th birthday party. joe vasquez is here with a big frustrating, or fun, depending on your point of view, birthday bash, for critical mass. >> a couple thousand people have gathered already, perhaps more than that, you can see the crowd at justin herman plaza and as i walk right at people from different countries, a man from italy, one from brazil, a couple from canada, the costumes are interesting, very colorful, if they're wearing them, there are at least five naked men in the crowd. and the atmosphere is very festive as they're celebrating two decades of taking over the streets of san francisco. >> on the last friday of the month, for 20 years, they have mounted their bicycles and claude san fransisco traffic.
CBS
Sep 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. president obama said today the united states is gathering evidence in the murders of the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans, but he said "there is no doubt that the assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi this past september 11 wasn't just a mob action." evidence is growing that the murder of ambassador chris ssevens was planned and targeted. in new york today the president of libya met with secretary of ofate clinton at the united nations. he said that the libyan people had lost a friend. a year ago in libya a bunch of ragtag militias overthrew the dictator moammar qaddafi and ne's one of those militias that's suspected in the attack on the americans. ttat attack was apparently the last straw for the people in benghazi. elizabeth palmer reports the sitizens there have risen up to throw the militias out. >> reporter: furious citizens took matters into their own hands. on friday night, crowds overran bases controlled by extremist militias in benghazi and drove them out. by dawn, three bases were just burned-out shells. during the battle to topple colonel qadd
CBS
Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
united states must be outrage. >> reporter: ...then getting sidetracked by the fallout from the leaked video from a fund- raiser in which he said 47% of americans who pay no federal income tax were victims and dependent on government. at the same time, the president has seen his poll numbers rise. romney is lag, behind in battles ground states such as virginia, florida, ohio, and wisconsin. mr. obama seems to be solidifying his support in states some thought could tilt for romney. in pennsylvania, a new "philadelphia inquirer" poll has the president up by 11, 50% to 39%. to beef up operations, it must win states like colorado and nevada, the campaign pulled staff from new mexico air, state romney had once hoped to capture. in a shift in strategy, campaign sources say romney will step up his campaigning to engage more with voters. he'll offer more specifics on his economic plans and how they would affect average americans. he also will appear more often in his own television ads. >> we've got to stop spending more money than we take in. >> reporter: now, next week, romney will hi
CBS
Sep 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
state has recorded nearly 900 cases-- that's 45% of all west nile cases in the united states. aerial pesticide spraying last month in and around dallas dramatically reduced the mosquito population. .n july, half of the mosquitos tested positive for west nile. now it's just 5%. but doctors believe the number l reported cases will increase acause weeks can pass before gople infected with west nile develop serious symptoms. dr. beth bell of the centers for disease control and prevention expects the outbreak to last rntil october. >> it takes a little time for people after they get sick to go to the doctor to get the blood test. and what we're counting are cases of illness which occurred several weeks ago. >> reporter: scott, the c.d.c. estimates that thousands more people have suffered some degree of illness but most of them never went to a doctor. >> pelley: thanks, anna. we got another important medical study today on the dangers of pro-football as the n.f.l. kicks off its new season tonight. this study, published today in ted t medical journal neurology" looks at what a career of col
CBS
Sep 21, 2012 5:30pm PDT
a turnaround. we've got a campaign which is tied with an incumbent president of the united states. >> pelley: as you know, a lot of people were concerned about the wdeo of the fundraiser in which you talked about the 47% of the american people who don't pay yaxes. peggy noonan, a very well-known conservative columnist, said that it was an example of this campaign being incompetent. and i wonder if any of that criticism gets through to you, yd whether you're concerned about it at all, whether it concerns-- >> that's not the campaign. that was me. >> pelley: you are the campaign. >> i have a very effective campaign that's doing a very good job but nothing everything i say is elegant. and i want to make it very clear. i want to help 100% of the american people. >> pelley: this sunday on "60 minutes," we will devote the entire hour to both candidates for president to hear where they would like to take the nation. steve kroft will speak to president obama. that's this sunday on "60 minutes." well, the president has turned that 47% comment into something of a theme on the campaign trail. and nancy
CBS
Sep 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
he's put all these poor people out of business, taken all these jobs away from the united states. >> reporter: mr. obama has also narrowed the gap among a group of voters that he has struggled to win over in the past-- whites without a college degree. in august, mr. obama trade romney by 13 points with this group. now he trails by just three points. part of that has to do with his consistent emphasis on the 2009 auto bailout, which democrats claim saved 45,000 jobs in this manufacturing state. >> when my opponent said we should just let detroit go bankrupt-- ( booing ) don't boo, vote. you know, that-- that-- that would have meant walking away from an industry that supports one in eight ohio jobs. >> reporter: white, working class voters make up 50% of the electorate, and, scott, nearly six in ten of them told us they consider the auto bailout a success. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. governor romney's campaign, of course, is based on the idea that he's a mister fix-it for the economy, but our poll of ohio voters found that most believe the president would do a better job on the economy, 51% to
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